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What are Dry Eye Symptoms

You may have experienced this yourself: a stinging, burning sensation in your eyes, blurred vision, and increased sensitivity to light. Your eyes feel tired and sore and when you look in the mirror you see red, watery eyes. You feel healthy otherwise, no cold, flu or allergies. You likely have a condition called dry eyes…. Read More


What You Should Know About Lasik Eye Surgery

Even though millions of LASIK eye surgery procedures have been performed since it was approved by the FDA in 1999, the thought of laser eye surgery makes some people nervous. The best way to combat this fear is through information. The following article will provide you with what you need to know about the LASIK… Read More


Does Cataract Surgery Hurt?

People may think that the elderly are the only people who have to worry about cataracts. While it is true that this eye condition can develop as a result of aging, other factors lead to cataracts as well. An injury to the eye lens and medical conditions such as diabetes can lead to cataracts. The… Read More


What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)?

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Awareness Month. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among older Americans, but new treatments have dramatically changed the course of this disease over the last 10 years, making AMD more manageable than ever before. During AMD Awareness Month in February, the American Academy… Read More


What are the advantages of LASIK eye surgery?

Being able to wake up and see is nice. Being free from glasses is great, that’s obviously the number one advantage. Another great advantage is not having contact lenses. Some people struggle with contact lenses, so contact lens wear can create dry eye, irritation towards the end of the day so LASIK is nice because… Read More


What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye disease that results in damage to the optic nerve. It causes a buildup of fluid which increases pressure on the front part of the eye. It is a degenerative condition, meaning it gets worse over time, and it could result in a complete loss of vision. Glaucoma can occur without warning… Read More


A Patient’s Guide to Cataract Surgery

What should I know about cataract eye surgery? With age, the world can get a little fuzzier. Many older Americans commonly develop cataracts – a fogging of the lens of the eye. Around 25 million Americans 40 and older have cataracts, according to the National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. And the… Read More


What To Expect Before, During, and After LASIK surgery?

LASIK Eye Surgery What to expect before, during, and after LASIK surgery will vary from doctor to doctor and patient to patient.  This section is a compilation of patient information developed by manufacturers and healthcare professionals, but cannot replace the dialogue you should have with your doctor.  Read this information carefully and with the checklist, discuss… Read More


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